Document .. Presidency of the Parliament of Kurdistan declares 5 names to fill the post of President of the Territory Political

Political | 01:10 – 19/05/2019

BAGHDAD – Mawazine News

The Presidency of the Kurdistan region announced on Sunday, officially five names for the post of President of the region.

A source familiar with, / Mawazin News /, “The Presidency of the Parliament of Kurdistan officially announced during a meeting held today, five names to fill the post of president of the region.”

The source added that “the names are Nigervan Barzani, Omid Abdul Salam Kader, Mohammed Hama Saleh Omar, Ripwar Aziz Mustafa, and Hawa Abdullah Khader.”

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Iraq asks Exxon Mobil to immediately return its staff to the Qurna field

Iraq asks Exxon Mobil to immediately return its staff to the Qurna field

2019/05/19 05:31:20

The Iraqi Oil Minister Thamir Ghadhban strongly criticized the decision of Exxon Mobil Company to evacuate its staff from the Qurna oil field in Basra in the south of the country, demanding the immediate return of the field.

In a letter to the US company, the oil minister and the Iraqi deputy prime minister for energy stressed in a statement issued on Sunday that this decision is “unacceptable and unjustified,” stressing the stability of security and social conditions in southern Iraq “like other cities of Iraq.”

The minister said that the decision of the US company to withdraw a number of employees from the southern field temporarily or precaution, despite the small numbers “has nothing to do with the security situation in the oil fields in southern Iraq or threats .. But it is for political reasons, as we think, attributed to the state of political tensions Which is witnessing the region. ”

Al-Ghadhban pointed out that the other international companies are working “freely, safely and stable” on the development of oil fields in the territory of Iraq, without any problems or justifications that require such measures, warning that the evacuation of ExxonMobil employees to Dubai may lead to ” About the situation in Iraq, and this is what we do not accept at all. ”

The minister said he sent a letter to US company officials asking them to explain the procedure and return to work under a long-term contract to develop the West Qurna field.

Al-Ghadhban stressed that the Iraqi government and the Ministry of Oil are working to provide the highest levels of security, technical and social stability and to create conditions and security environment suitable for all companies operating in its territory.

The minister said he planned to hold a meeting with Exxon Mobil officials this week, at their request, to discuss their decision, as well as the integrated South project, which was initially agreed upon between the two sides.

Earlier this week, the United States decided to withdraw non-essential staff from its embassy in Baghdad and its consulate in Erbil.

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A government adviser reveals three reasons for the failure of investments in Iraq and announces 4,900 opportunities worth 100 billion dollars

A government adviser reveals three reasons for the failure of investments in Iraq and announces 4,900 opportunities worth 100 billion dollars

 Localities  2019/05/19 10:29    915     

Baghdad today – follow-up

The Prime Minister’s Advisor for Financial Affairs revealed the appearance of Mohammed Saleh on Sunday, May 19, 2019, for three reasons behind the failure of the projects “investment portfolio” in Iraq, noting that the government has been making three months ago great efforts to move projects stalled and slow in my portfolio of private investment and government.                                                         

“The private sector can not work without providing the right infrastructure,” the semi-official Al-Sabah newspaper quoted Salih as saying. “Projects of the private investment portfolio, which are close to 900 projects, are either idle or stagnant, with a total value of $ 40 billion.” .

Saleh attributed the reasons for the halt and delay of projects to three reasons: «the allocation of land and sorting by the municipal departments, in addition to not granting banks loans and bureaucracy in dealing», stressing that «the government for three months is making great efforts to examine these investment projects in the private sector with To overcome the obstacles encountered in the ministries of the state, including financial in terms of approvals and the granting of loans and municipalities in connection with the allocation of land, while combating corruption and bureaucracy  

in it ».

The prime minister’s adviser added that «the government is also seeking to move the government investment portfolio, which has a huge investment estimated (4900) project value of funding (100) billion dollars», explaining that «the reasons for stopping the return to weak implementation with weak funding, which fluctuates with the oil rent .

Saleh pointed out that “moving the portfolios of private investment and government will contribute to reduce the level of unemployment, which is now high rates of up to 16 percent, with the achievement of what we expect from the growth in GDP by 7 percent, which is high, which is achieved by China now» .

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Al-Hakim: Iraq leads mediation to end the Iranian-American conflict .. This is the goal of the Gulf tour of Abdul Mahdi

Al-Hakim: Iraq leads mediation to end the Iranian-American conflict .. This is the goal of the Gulf tour of Abdul Mahdi

 Policy    2019/05/19 13:09  753      

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s

national wisdom stream on Sunday, May 19, 2019, is expected to meet with Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi on Monday, during which he will visit Qatar and Kuwait.

“Iraq and Gulf countries, including Kuwait, have concerns about what happened in the region as a result of the Iran-US conflict, and the Kuwaiti side is close to Iraq’s view on this side,” MP Hassan Fadas said in an interview with Baghdad today.

He added that “Iraq played the role of mediation, and is still communicating with US and Iranian, to bring the views closer, and it is necessary to communicate with neighbors on this side.”

“Iraq is capable of influencing the American decision, and being an element of calm and embracing any possible meeting to prevent war, which could have catastrophic consequences for Iraq and the region in general,” he said.

On Saturday, May 19, 2019, Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi announced that he would hold a two-stop Gulf tour this week starting on Monday 20 May.

“The prime minister will visit Qatar on Monday and meet with Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and discuss Iraqi-Qatari relations and ways to develop them, especially after Doha raises its diplomatic representation in Baghdad to ambassador Khaled Hamad al-Sulaiti,” the source said.

He said that “Abdul-Mahdi will discuss with Al-Thani the Iraqi-Gulf relations and the file of the crisis in it as well as the developments currently taking place in the region and the need to unify positions and move to create ways to ease the conflict and to find a ground that would endanger the danger of all.”

He pointed out that “Abdul Mahdi’s first visit to Qatar since he took over the Iraqi government will continue one day, then return to Baghdad on Tuesday.”

The source said that “Abdul Mahdi will next Wednesday visit is also his first to Kuwait and meet with senior officials, including the Amir of the country Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.”

He explained that “the Prime Minister will discuss in Kuwait the remaining issues outstanding between the two countries and the need to invest the positive relationship between them to close all the files under discussion.”

The source pointed out that “the Iraqi-Gulf relations and recent developments in the region will be present in the talks, which will confirm during Iraq that the need to find an Arab-Gulf consensus on them to defuse the crisis and remove the risks from the region.”

The source said that “coinciding with the visit of the Gulf Abdul-Mahdi with the visit of the Emir of Qatar to Kuwait, Sunday, May 19, 2019, will gain momentum on the way to find a tripartite understanding in front of developments in the region.”

Abdul Mahdi’s Gulf tour comes at a time of growing tension between Washington and Tehran after the US Defense Department announced the dispatch of the Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier and Middle East bombers to intelligence about possible preparations by Iran to carry out attacks against troops or interests. American.

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King Salman calls for two Gulf and Arab summits in Mecca next Thursday

Editorial date: 2019/5/18 23:41

{International: Al Furat News} King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud called for the convening of two Gulf and Arab summits in Mecca.

The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted an official source at the Saudi Foreign Ministry as saying that the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, is keen to consult and coordinate with the brotherly countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the League of Arab States. .

He added that in light of the attack on commercial vessels in the territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates and the consequent serious repercussions on regional and international peace and security and the supply and stability of the world oil markets, King Salman is inviting his brothers leaders of the GCC countries and leaders of Arab countries to hold two Gulf summits And an emergency Arab in Mecca, on Thursday, 25 Ramadan 1440 H corresponding to 30 May 2019 to discuss these attacks and repercussions on the region. “End

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Abdul Mahdi begins a Gulf tour Monday

Abdul Mahdi begins a Gulf tour Monday to visit two countries to discuss developments in the region

A previous snapshot of Abdul Mahdi’s visit to Saudi Arabia last April

Politics    18.05.2019 22:59  1348      

Baghdad today – special

A source familiar with the intention of Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, a Gulf tour of two stations this week beginning on Monday after the twentieth of May.

“The prime minister will visit Qatar on Monday and meet with Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and discuss Iraqi-Qatari relations and ways to develop them, especially after Doha raises its diplomatic representation in Baghdad to ambassador Khaled Hamad al-Sulaiti,” the source said.

He said that “Abdul-Mahdi will discuss with Al-Thani the Iraqi-Gulf relations and the file of the crisis in it as well as the developments currently taking place in the region and the need to unify positions and move to create ways to ease the conflict and to find a ground that would endanger the danger of all.”

He pointed out that “Abdul Mahdi’s first visit to Qatar since he took over the Iraqi government will continue one day, then return to Baghdad on Tuesday.”

The source said that “Abdul Mahdi will next Wednesday visit is also his first to Kuwait and meet with senior officials, including the Amir of the country Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.”

He explained that “the Prime Minister will discuss in Kuwait the remaining issues outstanding between the two countries and the need to invest the positive relationship between them to close all the files under discussion.”

The source pointed out that “the Iraqi-Gulf relations and recent developments in the region will be present in the talks, which will confirm during Iraq that the need to find an Arab-Gulf consensus on them to defuse the crisis and remove the risks from the region.”

The source said that “coinciding with the visit of the Gulf Abdul-Mahdi with the visit of the Emir of Qatar to Kuwait, Sunday, May 19, 2019, will gain momentum on the way to find a tripartite understanding in front of developments in the region.”

Abdul Mahdi’s Gulf tour comes at a time of growing tension between Washington and Tehran after the US Defense Department announced the dispatch of the Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier and Middle East bombers to intelligence about possible preparations by Iran to carry out attacks against troops or interests. American.

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi visited Saudi Arabia on April 17 and met with King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on a two-day visit and witnessed the signing of 13 memorandums of understanding, including agreements on political cooperation, A memo of understanding in the field of agricultural cooperation, a memorandum of understanding in the field of industry and mineral wealth, a memorandum of understanding in the field of oil and gas, a memorandum of understanding in the field of electric energy, and a memorandum of understanding in the field of scientific and educational cooperation between the Saudi Ministry of Education The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Iraq, a memorandum of understanding on a program for cultural cooperation, a memorandum of understanding between the Saudi Ministry of Education and the Iraqi Ministry of Education, a memorandum of understanding on a technical cooperation program, a memorandum of understanding to study the feasibility of electric interconnection and a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the maritime field, On

“Iraq is not like yesterday, and Baghdad is receiving friendly and friendly delegations on a regular basis,” he said. “Iraq is serious in implementing the agreements it signed in Saudi Arabia and until Iraq takes its role in light of the will. Political and common desire to build better relations. ”

On October 7, the UAE sent an official invitation to Prime Minister Adel al-Mahdi to visit Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who discussed with the prime minister means of boosting bilateral relations in a telephone conversation.

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Washington and Berlin resume training Peshmerga forces again

Washington and Berlin resume training Peshmerga forces again

 Politics    05.18.2019 18:42  144      

Baghdad today – Kurdistan

The adviser of the Ministry of Peshmerga Bakhtiar Muhammad Odeh, Saturday (18 May 2019), the resumption of training of his forces by the US and German defense ministries.

“We have been informed that the exercises will resume on Sunday at the hands of the German and American military advisers,” Mohammed told Baghdad today.

On Wednesday (May 15, 2019), the US and German defense ministries informed the Kurdish authorities that the Peshmerga training programs should be stopped until further notice.

The Deputy Chief of Staff of the Peshmerga Qarman violin religion, in a statement to (Baghdad today), “The US and German defense ministries, informed us of the decision to stop training of the Peshmerga forces, including the work of advisers working in the Kurdistan region,” noting that ” Information so far “.

“The suspension has a strong relationship with the situation and tensions between America and Iran, which led to the suspension of training and we do not know whether the suspension is final or my time,” he said.

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